Perhaps someday those on the other side of the equation might become more active in counterbalancing those intent on achieving their own special agendas. Maybe they might fight tenacity with their own tenacity. Maybe they might say, "We have had enough of this foolishness and we will not put up with it anymore." If not, then it's a bit like shoveling sand against the tide.
"Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks." John Lyly, "Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit" (1579).
Ted Sares, PhD, is a private investor who lives and writes in the White Mountain area of Northern New Hampshire with his wife Holly and Min Pin Jackdog. He writes a weekly column for a local newspaper and many of his other pieces are widely published.
His works focus on issues and themes dealing with socio-political topics, business and economics in which he advocates a free market approach to capitalism, patriotism, and matters dealing with individual freedom. They are frequently inspirational in nature and sometimes reflect the Objectivist philosophy of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand. He also writes short stories that feature ironic and surprise twists.